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Tony Abbott’s parallel universe

The CSIRO's new State of the Climate report is unequivocal: Australia's climate is warming, with storms, floods, bushfires and droughts all set to get worse.

"I don't know what fantasy world Tony Abbott lives in, but it's not the one the rest of us share," said Australian Greens Leader Senator Christine Milne.

"Australians are already suffering through the reality of devastating bushfires, scorching heatwaves and crippling drought, and the science says we need to take action to stop temperatures rising further.

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Climate Council report exposes Abbott government’s drought failure

The Australian Greens say today’s heatwave report from the Climate Council isn’t just another warning sign – it’s heartbreaking proof that Australia is not doing enough to tackle global warming.

“Our communities are already experiencing heatwaves at a severity that scientists didn’t expect until 2030,” said Greens Leader Senator Christine Milne.

“Heatwaves impact health and result in more deaths, also having a huge impact on transport infrastructure and agriculture.

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PM Abbott's drought tour deliberately flying blind - Greens

Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne says the Prime Minister is touring drought stricken farms and turning a blind eye to the impacts of global warming.

"Tony Abbott is touring drought stricken farms with his head buried in the dust bowl, doing everything he can to pretend global warming is not happening" Senator Milne said.

"It's cruel and craven to tell farmers you care about them and the drought when you are doing everything you can to tear down global warming policy that will help them in the long term.

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